Asa Packer News

03/26/21

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Asa Packer News

Please see below for this week's news.

PSSA - FAQ for Parents about PSSA Testing/Opting Out (Grades 3-5)

Please see the attached document for an FAQ on PSSA Testing. Information on how to opt out is also included in the FAQ. Opt out requests may sent directly to jchorvath@basdschools.org. For this year only, there is no negative impact for your child, your child's teacher or the school if you chose to opt out. Requests must be received by April 30th.
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From the PTA

Good Morning Families,


The Asa Packer PTA would like to thank you all for participating and supporting our fundraisers, such as Gertrude Chocolates, Dine and Donate, Spiritwear, Tomblers, Bookfair, Sunshine Cart and Dance-a-thon!


We were all extremely pleased to see so many smiling faces during our first-ever Dance-a-thon! An official Dance-a-thon results and raffle winners will be announced next week. Thanks again for all of your support!


Because of your support, we are able to provide Asa Packer Elementary students, teachers and staff supplies, equipment, educational programs and an OUTDOOR LEARNING SPACE! Our committee has been working hard on the logistics and elements of this exciting new project! More details to come. If you would like more information, have questions, suggestions or want to be involved, please contact Melissa Johnson or ShawntaySabetti@gmail.com.


If you have any questions, suggestions or thinking about being more involved, please contact me. We welcome you!!!


Enjoy this beautiful weather!


Jackie Bzura

Asa Packer PTA

President 2020-21

E: jackie@bicyclemotorworks.com

PTA Updates

March PAC Meeting Minutes, provided by Mr. Elliot Tracey

You can view these documents by visiting this link.


Nomination for PTA Executive Board Officers - Reminder for all PTA Members to submit your nominations by March 31, 2021.


Spiritwear - Our shop is still open to purchase Spiritwear, please visit:

https://asapackerpta.memberhub.store/store


Sunshine Cart & Basket Raffle Donations - If you are interested in donating supplies, gift cards or unused items, please contact: asapackerpta@gmail.com and we will get you connected.

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Congratulations to our Dance-A-Thon Raffle Winners

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Yearbook

Please see below for yearbook ordering information.
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First in Math Teams & Players of the Week

Please see below for The First in Math Teams & Players of the Week. These rankings are updated every Monday morning.
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April Lunch Menu

Attached is the lunch menu for April.

BASD E-News - Click Below for Updates

This week's edition of the BASD eNews contains:


*Our 2021-2022 School District Calendar

*Our #BASDproud recipient of the week from Hanover Elementary School

*Information on becoming a BASD substitute teacher

*Upcoming events in the area like the Donatelli Fund Walk and Sign Ups for organizations like the Bethlehem Raiders Football and Cheerleading Clubs


BASD eNews from Dr. Roy - March 26, 2021

Date Changes / Conferences

Due to the Academic Calendar Changes, there will not be official Parent Teacher Conferences. Teachers will be in contact with families. If you have any questions/concerns, please contact your child's teacher.
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Daily Symptom Monitoring Checklist

Please continue to utilize the Daily Symptom Monitoring Checklist. A copy of the document is below.

Message from Dining Services - Breakfast Bags

Starting this week, Dining Services will be sending breakfast bags to our school for all Hybrid students. These breakfast bags will contain 2 breakfasts for each student to take home. Students will still be offered breakfast at school. The breakfast bags will be handed out on Tuesdays for A-Team students and Wednesdays for Z-Team students. All meals in school and those sent home are free of charge.


Feel free to contact Dining Services with any questions regarding the breakfast bags: 610-861-8135.

Asa Packer Attendance - Email Excuse link for Sick Students

Please remember that the below e-mail may be used for attendance excuses.


asapackerattendance@basdschools.org

Kindergarten Registration

The Kindergarten Registration window is open. Please see the attached document.

Reminders:

Health Concerns

If your child was possibly exposed to or is exhibiting COVID symptoms, please contact our health office staff. They will be in contact with you about the various procedures. You can call the school or email them at the addresses below. Both members of our staff should be contacted if you are sending an email.


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